Cardiology

Bioeningeers create new virtual 3-D heart for clinical use

A team at the University of Auckland's Bioengineering Institute have created a virtual 3-D heart that could have a major impact on treatment of the most common heart rhythm disturbance, atrial fibrillation (AF).

Cardiology

Public awareness of atrial fibrillation is low

In a Research and Practice in Thrombosis and Haemostasis study that surveyed the general public in 10 countries, only 48% of people were aware of atrial fibrillation (AF), which is lower than the awareness of other common ...

Addiction

33 sickened in apparent mass drug overdose in New York City

More than two dozen people were sickened in an apparent mass drug overdose on a New York City street corner, sparking warnings from police and health officials about the dangers of using K2, also known as synthetic marijuana.

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